Cheap flights from Sydney to London

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The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London are usually found in February or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to London

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to LON flight in 2022: compare Sydney to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.

SYD - LON

Price

$832 - $1,370

LON

Temperature

4 - 17 °C

LON

Rainfall

40 - 70 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 28% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,199From Sydney Kingsford Smith to London (LON)
One-way from$450One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London (LON)

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to London?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 9%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to London?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 16% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Sydney to London 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,543, or $1,653 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to London?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to London from Sydney. Prices for February average $1,426 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,066. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 38% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to London (SYD - LON)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 6% on flights from Sydney to London by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Sydney to London in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SYD to LON flights in May, June
22 May - 23 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

33h 40m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

29h 15m
$1,428

Virgin Atlantic

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Deal found 14/5/22

31 May - 31 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

36h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,429

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

17 May - 15 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

36h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,438

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

Sydney to London 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Sydney found for this year
8 Nov. - 29 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

52h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

42h 15m
$1,095

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

4 Oct. - 21 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

32h 45m
STN

London Stansted

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

43h 05m
$1,135

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 14/5/22

4 Oct. - 21 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

STN

London Stansted

3 stops

43h 10m
STN

London Stansted

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

36h 40m
$1,141

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 14/5/22

Cheap Japan Airlines flights from Sydney to London

29 Sep. - 3 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

31h 10m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

33h 10m
$1,387

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 14/5/22

18 Oct. - 12 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

40h 35m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

33h 10m
$1,405

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 14/5/22

5 Oct. - 26 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

40h 35m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

35h 30m
$1,434

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 13/5/22

Cheap SriLankan Airlines flights from Sydney to London

11 Oct. - 15 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

36h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,419

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 13/5/22

18 Oct. - 12 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

36h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,423

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 13/5/22

4 Oct. - 27 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

36h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,425

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 13/5/22

Direct flights to London from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to London direct flight deals
5 Oct. - 26 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

23h 40m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

23h 05m
$1,697

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 13/5/22

3 Oct. - 31 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

23h 40m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

22h 40m
$1,704

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 13/5/22

4 Oct. - 15 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

23h 40m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

22h 40m
$1,709

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 14/5/22

Last-minute flights from Sydney to London

Late deals on return flights to London from Sydney, departing today and this week
22 May - 23 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

33h 40m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

29h 15m
$1,428

Virgin Atlantic

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Deal found 14/5/22

24 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

36h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,449

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 14/5/22

23 May - 13 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

36h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

35h 10m
$1,452

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 14/5/22

One-way flights to London All airports from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to London
4 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

32h 45m
$450

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 13/5/22

4 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LTN

London Luton

2 stops

30h 55m
$457

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 13/5/22

20 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

32h 45m
$478

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to London flights.

What are the best ways to get to the airports in Sydney and London?

When flying from Sydney to London, you will depart from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport in Sydney, the largest and busiest airport in Australia. Airport Link train services reach the airport from many stations around the city and suburbs and leave every 10 minutes. You can also find taxis, ride-share and Ubers available for your convenience. When you land in London, there will be several London-serving airports that cater for this flight. Your two most commonly used flights are Heathrow Airport for direct and one-stop flights and London City Airport for two-stop flights. These two airports are both close to London central and both on busy public transportation routes. From Heathrow Airport, it is simple to get to London. Hop on the Heathrow Express train on the Piccadilly line of the underground tube and jump off at your destination station. From London City Airport train station, you can catch a train running to Canning Town station on the DLR line every 10 minutes. You can also find that taxis and Ubers will serve both airports and get you to your destination with ease.

Which airlines fly directly from Sydney to London?

If you are looking for a direct flight from Sydney to London, your two main options will be Qantas Airways who complete the flight in approximately 24 hours and 30 minutes and British Airways also fly direct in just under 24 hours. Most other flights from Sydney to London will include at least one stop, sometimes two. The further in advance you book, the more likely you are to find direct flights.

What are the stopover options between Sydney to London?

With Sydney to London flights that include stopovers, you can find good deals from Emirates that take on average about 27 hours to reach London, with one stop in Dubai. British Airways also stops in Doha on flights that average 32 hours and 50 minutes. For two-stop flight options you can find that KLM goes via Singapore and Amsterdam, averaging 25 hours and 30 minutes in total. ANA also flies via Tokyo and Frankfurt for a total journey time of 45 hours. Booking long-distance flights with stops doesn’t always mean they are cheaper. If you book in advance, you can get great deals on direct flights and save on budget and time.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Sydney to London?

Luckily, if you are an Australian citizen you will be able to fly to London without a visa for business, tourism or medical reasons. You will be able to remain in the UK for up to six months visa-free, but you will need a valid, up-to-date passport to enter the country.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to London?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Sydney to London. You should not have trouble finding flights to London from Kingsford Smith; the airport handles an average of 3 outbound flights to London per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 30 airlines have flights from the Sydney airport to London. It is only a 7.5 km journey to Kingsford Smith (SYD) from Sydney’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways, and British Airways flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Sydney to London for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to London for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,135, but on average you can expect to pay $1,264.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to London for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to London under $1,700. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to London is less than $1,784.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to London for under $1,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to London within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

What are the most popular routes from Sydney to London?

When deciding which route to take from Sydney to London, consider Sydney Kingsford Smith - London Heathrow, Sydney Kingsford Smith - London City or Sydney Kingsford Smith - London Gatwick, as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney to London?

Before booking your flight from Sydney to London, check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air France or Air India.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to London?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Sydney to London? While on average our users pay $6,602, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $847. The most popular route (Sydney Kingsford Smith - London Heathrow), is priced around $1,321.

Alternative routes for Sydney to London

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Sydney to Leedsfrom $1,173 pp
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Sydney to Norwichfrom $2,763 pp
Sydney to Bristolfrom $11,160 pp

Top 5 airlines flying from Sydney to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China AirlinesCheapest$690Average$1,382FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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Philippine AirlinesCheapest$884Average$1,292FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time60%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$965Average$1,454FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Air ChinaCheapest$979Average$1,383FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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ScootCheapest$1,013Average$1,340FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to London

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Weekly flight availability from Sydney to London

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